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An American Express Travel Insider Guide to Paris, France

Paris, the City of Lights is one of the world’s most beautiful and romantic cities offering magnificent architecture and cultural wonders. Capital of gastronomy, fashion, and shopping, Paris perfectly embodies the French “art de vivre”. Get the most out of your visit by staying at one of our Fine Hotels + Resorts® properties and enjoy benefits such as daily breakfast for two, a $100 experience credit unique to each property and a room upgrade upon arrival, when available.1 Plus, if you haven't received the annual $200 Hotel Credit yet, you'll get $200 back in statement credits on prepaid Fine Hotels + Resorts or The Hotel Collection bookings each year through American Express Travel when you pay with your eligible Platinum Card.® 1Certain room categories are not eligible for upgrade.

Where to Stay in Paris

1Le Bristol Paris

Located on Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré since 1925, Le Bristol Paris is minutes from the Élysée Palace. Surrounded by the elements of Parisian haute couture, the hotel offers access to the Louvre and the Palais Garnier. Accommodations feature fine fabrics and Louis XV and Louis XVI furniture. Suites include marble bathrooms and offer courtyard, garden, or Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré views.

insider tip: Enjoy a dining experience at the award-winning fine dining restaurant Epicure, featuring French cuisine.

2The Peninsula Paris

Set just steps from the Arc de Triomphe in the city’s elegant 16th arrondissement, The Peninsula Paris is within walking distance of monuments, museums, and luxury shopping districts. It occupies a historic, meticulously restored 19th-century Haussmanian building, which first opened in 1908 as one of Paris's grand hotels.

insider tip: Enjoy the Vine tour, which is part of The Peninsula Academy program, and visit the Champagne region with an exclusive tour of private wine cellars, normally closed to the public.

3Hôtel de Crillon,
    A Rosewood Hotel

Dating back to the 18th-century, Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel is situated in a stone palace with opulent interiors. The hotel offers excellent access to some of Paris’s top attractions, including the Tuileries Gardens, the Louvre, and Champs-Élysées.

insider tip: Discover the wine collection with the Hôtel de Crillon's head sommelier at La Cave and sit at the chef's table.

4Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Located at the city’s fashion hub of rue Saint-Honoré, Mandarin Oriental, Paris is steps from Place Vendôme and close to the Tuileries Gardens and the Louvre. Inside a historic Art Deco building, the hotel offers a fusion of nature, contemporary design, and Parisian elegance.

insider tip: Be sure to visit the spa, and relax in a private vitality pool in the couples suite.

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